Sichuan has more than lovely giant pandas. Its eastern fertile plain and lofty mountainous region in the west give it the big name as “a land of abundance”. As a vital gateway to Tibet, Sichuan holds some of the finest natural wonders and cultural heritage in China. Chengdu is where you embark upon your journey. You will enjoy the adorable giant pandas, huge cliff-carved Leshan Buddha, sacred Buddhist Mt. Emei and Dujiangya irrigation system. The tour further to heavenly Jiuzhai Valley, Huanglong Valley, and Ruoergai Prairie, trek in Mt. Gongga and Daocheng Yading, etc. would be all explorers’ fantasy.
As a leading local tour operator based in Chengdu, we specialize in classic Sichuan tour from Chengdu to Leshan, Mt. Emei and Jiuzhai Valley and Huanglong Valley. Having a strong team of Sichuan tour experts, our tour services extend to in-depth adventurous tour, such as 4+2cycling, thrilling self-driving and mountain trek and entry-level mountaineering, etc. in western China. With tourist-friendly booking, flexible pickup and fixed tour departure and fluent English-speaking guides, and systematic tour running and safety guarantee, we promise to ensure you a seamless travel in Sichuan and beyond.
Sichuan Group Tour Packages
No matter you are a solo traveler, budget traveler or a bunch of friends and relatives traveling together, our group tour packages offer you a viable option to tour top attractions like Jiuzhaigou Valley, Huanglong Valley , and Leshan Giant Buddha and Mount Emei with great ease.
You can easily book our group tour and blend in an active contingent (around 8-10 pax/group) for an adventurous ride. As the tour continues, a strong team spirit builds up, and you end up making lots of new friends from around the world. Our English-speaking guide would give more evenly care to our every client. What’s more? You are protected from the wicked tour practice like the detour, and random forced shopping and false tour promises, etc.
So, check the classic tours below and tell us your date and personal preference, and we promise to bring you a once-in-a-lifetime journey in Sichuan.
Customized Sichuan Tour Packages
Why limit your Sichuan tour to a number of classic tours with fixed itineraries? For discerning tourists, it is the tailor-made tour that truly sets their wanderlust free. To fully enjoy the beauty of Sichuan in exactly your way, we encourage our clients to actively engage in tour design and customize a tour that fits your interests and needs.
So, after the classic tour is done in Chengdu and its surrounding, you are well on your way to explore Jiuzhaigou Valley, Huanglong Valley. For outdoor fans, you couldn’t afford to enjoy the trek in Mt. Gongga and Mt. Siguniang or challenge an epic cycling tour via Sichuan-Tibet highway. And not to mention Daocheng and Yading, the “Last Shangri-La” to many overseas tourists, is also a must visit in Sichuan. To fulfill your long-awaited journey, our travel consultant will work with you to plan the details and your guide and our other staff will offer the hassle-free service to you.
6-Day Changping Valley to Bipeng Valley Hiking AdventureView Details
6 Days & 5 Nights
Chengdu(1N) - Rilong Town(1N) - Camping(2 N) - Li County(1N) - Chengdu
3-Day Chengdu & Dujiangyan Panda Base Volunteer TourView Details
Chengdu (1 N) - Dujiangyan (1 N) - Chengdu
7 Days Mt. Gongga Trekking Tour - Classic Minya Konka Trekking TourView Details
Gexi Grassland (1 N) - Shang Riwuqie (1 N) - Moxi Campsite (1 N) - Gongga Temple (1 N) - Shang Zimei Village (1 N) - Caoke (1N) - Chengdu
Travel Sichuan by Themes
The diversity of tourism resources in Sichuan offers multiple choices for travel. From the classic cultural tour in Chengdu and its surroundings to challenging treks in Mt. Gongga and Mt. Siguniang and even world-classic overland road trip or cycling to Tibet via G318 National Highway, etc. you have loads of options. If you are drawn to a particular activity, our following thematic tours would help you make a right decision.
Top Destinations in Sichuan
Sichuan, "the land of abundance", offers much to explore. You can find a wonderful tour in different destiantions in this land.
Most Asked Questions about Sichuan Travel
1. What are some of the top things to do in Sichuan?
Well, actually there are awful lots things to have a try, depending on your interests. And a number of must-dos include enjoying the hot spot (spicy Sichuan dishes), visiting Chengdu Panda research and breeding center, strolling Jinli pedestrian street and closely observing Leshan Giant Buddha, and exploring Jiuzhaigou Valley, and doing a trek in Mt. Siguniang and Mt. Gongga, etc.
2. When is the best time to visit Sichuan?
Actually, Sichuan can be visited all year round. However, the high season of Sichuan tour starts from March to May and Sept. to mid-Nov. It’s the perfect time for mountain viewing and outdoor sports. While the offseason lasts from the end of Nov to Feb next year, the snow blankets Jiuzhaigou Valley and Hai Luo Valley, making it a perfect time for photography. From June to August, humid climate and monsoon dominate the Sichuan Basin. The downpour and mudslide make the road trip to mountainous region dangerous. But it’s the perfect time to enjoy the lush prairie and nomads in the northern region and highland region.
3. How to travel from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou Valley
There are two ways available: one is to take flight (1h) from Chengdu Shuangliu International airport to Jiuzhigou Hanglong Airport and later take a shuttle bus (2h,45¥)from the airport to Jiuzhaigou Valley; the other way is to take a bus from Xinnanmen Bus Station or Chadianzi Bus Station in Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou Valley. It takes around 8-9hours to reach the destination. In 2019, a high-speed train will be available from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou, which takes only about 2h.
4. Can foreign travelers go to Larung Gar now?
According to government’s policy, currently, the Larung Gar is available (April 2018) to international tourists. However, you need to get a permit and travel with your guide. So, you’d better book an organized tour to go.
5. When will the Jiuzhaigou reopen to the public after the earthquake?
Jiuzhaigou have been available to the public since 8, March 2018. However, for foreign tourists, you have to join an organized tour for the visit. Currently, Independent travel is not available.
6. How many days should I spend in Chengdu, Mt. Emei and Jiuzhaigou?
I suggest you spending 2 days touring Chengdu like Panda breeding center, 1day in Leshan to climb giant Leshan Buddha and 2days in Jiuzhaigou and 2days in Mt.Emei.
More Sichuan Travel Guide to Know before Your Go
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